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Shrub-like Begonias

This is a varied group with many different characteristics, from hairy or bare leaved to thick stemmed and succulent. Most are easy to grow.




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Begonia boisiana Begonia boisiana
Code: 90453
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This is an easy to grow collectable begonia with upright growth to 2 feet with small white flowers and slight pink edging. It blooms in the summer. With glossy green leaves, its underside has noticeable burgundy colored venation. It has some unusual floral and vegetative characteristics that are not typical of most begonias. Native to tropical rain forests of central and northern Vietnam.

 
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Begonia Carol Pease Begonia 'Carol Pease'
Code: 90283
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Medium to large growing shrub with medium sized hairy bright green leaves. Similar in habit and appearance to Begonia 'Ginny' but leaves are larger, wider and more lobed. Profuse bloomer with pure white fuzzy flowers in all light conditions. Great contrast plant for mass plantings with Begonia 'Ginny' and Begonia 'Pastel Princess'. Although tall if allowed to grow to full height, it is easily trained and maintained at any size needed. Very carefree and easy to grow.

 
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Begonia Charm Begonia 'Charm'
Code: 90286
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Semperflorens. A variegated form of the type commonly called wax begonia. Lime green leaves with white and cream variegation. Very compact and full growing with pink flowers. Seems to be much more mildew resistant than most other semperflorens and we have actually never encountered one with mildew in any of the growing conditions here. Makes a great basket, potted plant, windowsill begonia, or even a great bedding plant. Has been around many years and keeps its variegation very well. A must have for collectors of semperflorens, variegated plants, or great begonias. First time offered for sale online.

 
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Begonia Chiquita Rosa Begonia 'Chiquita Rosa'
Code: 69256
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Upright growing to 1 foot tall, full and wide. Similar to Begonia foliosa, without its tall upright growing habit. This plant stays small and compact and also blooms much more profusely. It's other parent gave it the compact full growing habit. Flowers are small with red ovaries with pink and white tepals (petals). Leaves are small, oval serrated, like foliosa. Makes a great basket or small potted plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Concord Begonia 'Concord'
Code: 69333
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This popular favorite is easy to grow and blooms continuously under various light conditions. The leaves are nearly black and the plant is constantly covered with a cloud of pink flowers. In low light the leaves are blacker with fewer flowers, in some sun or high light the leaves are more bronze but nearly obscured by the amount of flowers. Commonly used in baskets, pots or can even be used in the landscape in frost free areas. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia cubensis Begonia cubensis
Code: 90065
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A cute species from Cuba discovered in 1858. This is the true species, not cubensis hort. It has small wavy waxy gray/green leaves on short thin woody stems. Blooms nearly continuously with bright pink flowers held above the foliage. Very compact and very easy to grow and mildew resistant. A must for collectors and beginners alike. A good windowsill begonia. Very rarely offered for sale.

 
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Begonia domingensis Begonia domingensis
Code: 90289
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A beautiful and easy to grow low growing species from the West Indies. Usually stays 12 to 18 inches tall and tend to grow more wide though stems are very stiff and upright. Leaves are small rounded and leathery and bright green to gray/green depending on light intensity. Very unusual flowers during the warm months of the year. It sends up short spikes of small pink and white flowers that totally cover the plant. Very easy to grow and very tough. Would make a great windowsill plant or small potted plant though in warm climates would grow great planted in the soil.

 
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Begonia Emerald Glow Begonia 'Emerald Glow'
Code: 69206
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Full growing, compact upright to 18 inches but can be kept shorter. Leaves are cupped bright glowing green, medium sized with light hairiness and textured. Flowers in summer with upright clusters of bright pink flowers on long stems. Easy to grow, very full growing, and very showy even out of bloom. Makes a nice specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Emerald Maiden Begonia 'Emerald Maiden'
Code: 69208
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Upright growing to 2 feet. Leaves are very large to 12 inches, rounded at top and pointed at the bottom. Leaves are heavily textured and a glowing green color with dark green-maroon veining. Flowers are soft pink, large and fuzzy on long stems in summer. Showy and unusual specimen plant even out of bloom. Easy to grow and full growing, making a large specimen. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia foliosa var miniata Begonia foliosa var miniata
Code: 20217
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(Begonia fuchsioides)

Deep coral-red flowers hang in clusters resembling fuchsias. Tiny dark green glossy leaves. Can be trained for hanging basket or as upright grower. (F, B)

 
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Begonia Gary Hunt Begonia 'Gary Hunt'
Code: 69210
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Full and upright growing to 2 feet. Leaves are triangle-shaped, cupped and fuzzy, dark maroon-green with narrow yellowish stripe down the center. Flowers are medium pink and fuzzy on upright stems, mostly in summer. Showy even out of bloom and easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Gideon Begonia 'Gideon'
Code: 90300
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This interesting begonia is grown for its variegated leaves with green venation on a pale green background. The leaves have a reddish edge and are heavily textured. Winter flowering with tall stems of white flowers. This compact grower may loose some variegation during the winter. This is a Freda Holly hybrid (2000) of Begonia valida. There's an elatior tuberous begonia with the patented name of Begonia 'Gideon' registered in 2008. This is not the same plant.

 
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Begonia Ginny Begonia 'Ginny'
Code: 20219
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Narrow red backed coppery leaves, clusters of pink and white flowers all year. Compact, easy. (F, D)

 
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Begonia Last Tango Begonia 'Last Tango'
Code: 69212
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Sprawling upright plant to 2 feet. Small dark green oval leaves that come to a point. Profuse flowers from spring to fall (outdoors) that are upright spikes of rose-red clusters. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Little Antique White Begonia 'Little Antique White'
Code: 69213
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Similar to Begonia 'Emerald Glow' but smaller growing and smaller leaves. Very compact and full growing with the same textured glowing green leaves. Cute upright spikes of antique white flowers in spring or summer. Showy even out of bloom, makes a nice compact specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Morocco Begonia 'Morocco'
Code: 20227
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Textured verdant leaves shaded and edged red, plush red under. Clusters of white flowers. Sturdy, excellent. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Palomar Pirate Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'
Code: 20228
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Slim glossy textured red backed leaves, white flowers. Sturdy, easy. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Pastel Princess Begonia 'Pastel Princess'
Code: 69216
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Upright growing to 3 feet but can be shaped to any size. Grows very full at any size. Specimen plants are very elegant looking. Leaves are medium sized metallic olive-green with reddish stems. Flowers are light pastel pink and fuzzy in ball clusters. Very showy in or out of bloom. Can be everblooming with enough light. Very easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Thurstonii Begonia 'Thurstonii'
Code: 90067
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A true heirloom begonia created in 1887. A large growing shrub with medium sized metallic olive green leaves that are slightly cupped with an undulated surface. Large bright fuzzy pink flowers usually in summer but can bloom at any time of year. Very easy to grow and very attractive in or out of bloom. Having been in circulation for over a hundred years, obviously it is vigorous and a begonia everyone should have. Rarely offered for sale online anywhere. (Thurston)

 
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Begonia Tinkerbell Begonia 'Tinkerbell'
Code: 69308
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Semperflorum shrub-type begonia. Bears some resemblance to Begonia fischeri but is actually a tamer hybrid of Begonia schmidtiana. Compact, full growing and ever blooming with bright pink flowers. Small round pleated green leaves. Quickly makes a full plant. Very cute plant, makes a great basket. Doesn't reseed itself like the species. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia valida Begonia valida
Code: 90285
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Large growing large leaved thick-stemmed begonia. For those unfamiliar with the term, thick-stemmed begonias are basically shrubs with very large diameter stems. Most have a tendency to have leaves mainly at the tops with the bare stems showing but Begonia valida can be trained to be shorter and full or tall and bare depending on your preference. Leaves are almost round with slight lobes. In good light light leaves are dark green with some texture but are large and flat in low light. Blooms in late spring to early summer with profuse upright clusters of white flowers. Has the unique habit of putting out variegated leaves at various times of the year, most often in summer or during blooming period. The variegated leaves eventually turn green though hybrids of Begonia valida often retain variegation such as Begonia 'Gideon'. A great plant for collectors or for growers that like large plants. Very easy to grow. Rarely offered.

 
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Begonia Vista Lady Begonia 'Vista Lady'
Code: 90516
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This is a Begonia luxurians hybrid with much the same habit and size but with only a partially compound leaf at maturity. Since our stock plant is 5 feet tall after pruning and in an 8 inch pot you can assume that this plant can get enormous. Plain green large fingered leaves that may become partially parted or compound on one side. No matter what stage the leaves are in the plant is full, large and stately in the spirit of Begonia 'Vista Quest', which is a sibling. It has both larger clusters and larger white flowers than its parent. Easier to get established than Begonia luxurians which can be temperamental to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Wabbit Twacks Begonia 'Wabbit Twacks'
Code: 90053
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Begonia ghertii hybrid similiar in some ways to Begonia 'Dale Kramer', but different growth habit and coloring. Leaves are medium sized limey green with reddish coloring to the veins. Leaves have the waffled texture of Begonia ghertii. Growth habit is full, upright growing but short and compact, staying short and wide. Flowers are held above the foliage and are fuzzy pink ovaries with white petals. Easy to grow and unique. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Shrub-like Collection Begonia Shrub-like Collection
Code: C129
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3 different, our choice.

 
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